Re: [hypermail] RE: Feature request: suppression of message ID's

From: Peter C. McCluskey <>
Date: Wed, 15 May 2002 13:44:33 -0700 (PDT)
Message-Id: <> ("Tom von Alten") writes:
>I think it's best if hypermail can run the inverse process to
>create the original message(s) from its HTMLified output. Many
>users have made a practice of saving the original mbox formatted
>messages, but that seems like pointless duplication, as long
>as hypermail doesn't throw information away.

 Hypermail does throw information away. It discards any kind of header that hasn't been told to keep (e.g. Reply-To:), and often alters some whitespace in in body.
 None of which seems very relevant to obfuscating the ids by default, since it is likely that anyone recreating an mbox would use a tool that knows how to unobfuscate them (i.e.

Peter McCluskey          | Free Jon Johansen! | 
Received on Wed 15 May 2002 10:48:49 PM GMT

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